TAPA makes good progress on certification campaign

TAPA has reported a 14 per cent increase in the number of logistics facilities and trucking operations achieving certification to its security standards only six months into a three-year campaign to help manufacturers and logistics service providers reduce the risk of cargo crime.


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With cargo crime at an all time high according to the Transported Asset Protection Association’s (TAPA) Incident Information Service, TAPA has reported a 14 per cent increase in the number of logistics facilities and trucking operations achieving certification to its security standards in the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region. This figure has been achieved only six months into a three-year campaign to help manufacturers and logistics service providers reduce the risk of cargo crime. TAPA intelligence has shown that almost any product moving in supply chains is at risk of theft.

Since the launch of the association’s ‘STEP UP & STAND OUT’ campaign in October, TAPA EMEA has seen the number of certifications for its Facility Security Requirements (FSR) rise to 463, a 14 per cent growth, while 72 companies in the region are now certified under its Trucking Security Requirements (TSR), a 14.2 per cent rise.

Companies gaining their first or additional FSR and TSR certifications since the start of the campaign have included Alha-Air Lines Handling, Aramex, Bos Logistics, CEVA Logistics, DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding, DPDgroup, DSV, Flextronics, Gebrüder Weiss, Georgi Transporte, Ingram Micro, LOG-IN, Nightline Group, Nippon Express, Panalpina, DB Schenker, TNT Express, UPS, Van der Valk Transport, Verhoeven International Transport and VVT Europa. New TAPA certifications have been awarded in over 23 countries in EMEA over the campaign’s first six months.